Due to advances in technology, we now know more about the teenage brain. This blog looks at why teenagers are more likely to take risks, be sleepy, are poor at reading emotions, are susceptible to peer pressure and have worse self-control. Most importantly, we try our best to offer some suggestions about how sport coaches can help their teenage athletes navigate these challenges.
Does the benefit of having a growth mindset, which is the belief that one can improve, help all students equally? This blog examines some of the latest research which looks at growth mindset in relation to gender, socio-economic background, previous academic performance, and nationality to answer the question, ‘Growth Mindset: Whose Line is it Anyway’?